Duke University, Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Position ID:Duke-DukeI&E-RESEARCHASSOCIATE [#16379]
Position Title: Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator Graduate Research Associate
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Entrepreneurship
Appl Deadline:2020/05/31help popup* (posted 2020/05/22)
Position Description:    

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This graduate research associate position is generously offered by the Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator (DUIA) at the Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative (Duke I&E) as a summer appointment for the 2020 summer term. The DUIA summer research associate will support and contribute to scholarship and research programming throughout their appointment, which may include: ● Research regional value chains & available funding streams for supply chains in East Africa ● Participate in project management and project meetings ● Support the planning and execution of DUIA events including skill building webinars, in-person ● Create tools and find resources to support the commercialization of Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator products ● Research and conduct an ecosystem analysis of health-focused/women’s health NGOs in East Africa ● Other tasks as assigned

COMPENSATION In addition to access to the resources at Duke I&E, this research associate position is compensated.

APPOINTMENT TIMELINE This appointment is flexible, but preferred from June 1 - July 31.

QUALIFICATIONS Candidates must have a demonstrated proficiency in research methods, program evaluation, and/or data science, as well as good project management skills. Additionally, candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills; strong organizational and analytical skills; and a demonstrated ability to work independently and remotely, as well as in a team. Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in social entrepreneurship and/or Menstrual Health & Hygiene.

Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Further Info:
215 Morris Street, Suite 300
Durham, NC 27701

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